Software Engineering Manager

Information Technology
Nova Scotia
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Reference # JG-15531


Meridia Recruitment Solutions has partnered with an integrated developer and supplier of high-performance materials, equipment, and services in an exciting industry to recruit for their Senior Software Engineering Manager in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Role Description:

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, this position is integral to the management of software engineering, development and implementation.   This role will be providing key multi-project management, ensuring the Software Engineering team is working toward short term and long term strategic departmental goals. This role will be working directly alongside our research and electrical hardware teams, along with support from our Senior Leadership team.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring safety practices are followed by all employees as priority, ensuring the team is in compliance with OH&S standards
  • Foster a collaborative environment of shared resources, best practices – setting plans for further development of the software engineering team
  • Establish and maintain a high performing team of employees by focusing on alignment of recruitment, onboarding, development, and retention initiatives to enhance our culture and expertise
  • Coaching/developing and leading staff towards delivery on software key project deliverables
  • Manage the design of new software system architecture for existing hardware products
  • Incorporate future products into this architecture as required
  • Manage a team of software developers
  • Manage the documentation, maintenance, and improvement of software
  • Collaborate with Hardware and Firmware Engineers
  • Engage with senior levels of leadership (both technical and business) with clear communication, appropriate levels of context and explanation, using visual and data representation when needed, to effect decisions and direction of strategy, and bridge the gap between business and tech-speak.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Software or Computer Engineering considered an asset
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering, system architecture and people management
  • Experience with Git, Gerrit and Jira..
  • Experience with test automation tools and development.
  • Experience with cross-platform software development.
  • Proven track record working with globally and geographically distributed teams.
  • Having data processing or/and data pipeline optimization experience is preferred.
  • Expert level knowledge and understanding of multiple programming languages such as C/C++, C#, Typescript, Python, SQL.
  • Expert level of understanding of different cloud platforms and native cloud services.
  • Familiar with Agile development, continuous integration, test-driven development, build automation.
  • Expert level knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and ability to establish rapport
  • Excellent communication and Organization skills, can handle many tasks simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, experienced in navigating the resolution of issues


To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

For more information contact Jamie Grant, Partner at 902-420-1809 or Brooke Ireland, Senior Consultant at 902-421-1214.   If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Brooke know.


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